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Concrete Batch Plant Operator

Company: Miles Sand & Gravel Company
Location: Pierce County
Position Type: Full Time, Monday - Friday, occasional Saturday
Hours: Variable
Application Closing Date: August 31, 2021 or until filled
Compensation: DOE

Job Description:

Miles Sand & Gravel Company (Miles) is seeking an experienced and safety-oriented Concrete Batch Plant Operator to join our team.

The ideal candidate should be capable of the following essential tasks;

  • Verify each load for yardage, mix, added products and all other quality information.
  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Receive and inspect raw materials.
  • Keep required records and logs.
  • Oversee the cleaning of the ready mix plant.
  • Monitor inventories in the plant (cement, flyash, admixtures).
  • Thorough working knowledge of computer/batching system.
  • Define problems, collect data and communicate with management.

Job Skills and Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills & attributes;

  • A self-starter who can 1) work independently, diligently and responsibly with minimal supervision 2) work as a member of a team  3) manage their time wisely  4) multi-task  5) meet a deadline.
  • Have basic mechanical working knowledge of a ready mix plant to perform minor repairs on the equipment and then report larger repairs to the appropriate parties.
  • Be physically capable of performing job tasks including safely lifting equipment.
  • Strong work ethic, the ability and desire to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Excellent communication skills needed.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, 10-key and basic math skills.
  • Honest, responsible and trustworthy with confidential information.
  • The ability to represent the company in a professional and ethical manner.

 

Required Education and/or Experience;

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years’ knowledge of the concrete business.
  • 2+ years’ experience batching/maintaining a ready mix batch plant.

 

The Miles Group of Companies includes Miles Sand & Gravel Company and Miles Resources, LLC.  Miles Sand & Gravel Company is a 4th generation, family owned producer of aggregates and ready-mix concrete for the construction industry.   Miles Resources, LLC is a general contractor specializing in civil construction and asphalt paving.  Our corporate office is located in Puyallup, WA with facilities in western WA – from the Canadian border to Tenino.  We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free company.  We have an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off and retirement plan.  Please type batch.operator.rocks in the subject line of your email reply.

Email/Fax resumes to:

Miles Sand & Gravel Company
hr@miles.rocks
Fax – 253.444.0744